EVENT – Risk Management Workshop for Faculty Leaders

Please Note: This event has already taken place Bill Frederick, Director of Risk Management Services, at the School for Field Studies and Natalie Mello, Director of Global Operations, at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, will be conducting a one day risk management training for faculty who will be leading short-term study abroad programs. Bill has been the Director of Safety at The School for Field Studies (SFS) since 2002 and instituted SFS Risk Management Education in 2006. He has served ...
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Wofford Faculty Study Abroad

It is not often that we college professors are asked to step into the shoes of students in order to see the world from their point of view, but that is just what the Wofford College Milliken Faculty Seminar Abroad does.  Each year one fifth of the faculty is invited to travel abroad to a destination where our students study for the express purpose of seeing what their experience is like! The program began in January 2009 when 13 faculty members visited  Buenos Aires, Argentina, and continued ...
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Book Review: Faculty Engagement in Internationalization

The Twenty-first Century University: Developing Faculty Engagement in Internationalization
Book Review, submitted by Wendy Williamson The Twenty-first Century University: Developing Faculty Engagement in Internationalization (Complicated Conversation: a Book Series of Curriculum Studies) by Dr. Lisa K. Childress is a must-read for those charged with internationalizing higher education. This groundbreaking title was just published in 2010. It covers the history of internationalization, provides a critical analysis of the literature (including rationales and plans), and explores th...
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Accreditation and Study Abroad: What You Need to Know

As more American students pursue nontraditional avenues of education -- online and distance learning and study abroad opportunities -- accreditation is a big issue. Students want to make sure they're not wasting time and money pursuing a degree that will be worthless in the job market or study abroad courses that will not be recognized by their home institution for graduation credits. As more awareness about accreditation is encouraged, individual study abroad programs -- especially non-U.S....
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